Shrubs : Exotic

Most of the plants listed here are sold in 18cm pots or 4L bags. Where container sizes differ this is noted on the plant description.

Buddleja - Black Knight

Description: A fast growing exotic shrub with arching shoots and lance shaped leaves. Sprays of small yellow eyed purple flowers. Attract butterflies.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R100.00  |   Buy now

Buddleja - Lilac

Description: A floriferous exotic shrub with arching shoots and lance shaped leaves. Tapering spikes of lilac flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R100.00  |   Buy now

Buddleja - White profusion

Description: A fast growing shrub with arching shoots and lance shaped leaves. Pyramids of flowers that attract butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Castanospernum australe

Description: An attractive exotic tree with pinnate leaves. Sprays of red and orange flowers in summer followed by large seed pods.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 4m in SA
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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Catalpa bignoniodes

Description: An attractive upright exotic tree with large heart shaped lime green leaves. Panicles of white spotted trumpet shaped flowers in summer

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 5m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Chaenomeles x superba Alba

Description: Floriferous tough shrub with pure white flowers. Fruit makes a delicious jelly. Attracts bees.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Win - Spr
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Chaenomleles x superba

Description: A tough exotic shrub with spiny woody branches and oblong glossy green leaves. Cup shaped red flowers are followed by large fruits. Attracts bees.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Win - Spr
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R85.00  |   Buy now

Cistus - Grayswood pink

Description: Compact mound forming extoic shrub with grey green wavy edged leaves. Cup shaped single pale pink flwers. Attracts bees, butterflies and birds.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Cistus x pulverulentus

Description: A bushy compact shrub with oval crinkled edged dark green leaves and saucer shaped rosy flowers. Waterwise.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 80cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Clerodendrum nutans

Description: NEW! A lush shrub with tapered glossy green leaves and cascading sprays of scented white flowers.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R75.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Clerodendrum schweinfurthii

Description: Very rare fast growing African shrub / trailer with bright leaves, unusual blue-black fruits and clusters of scented white flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Cornus - midwinter fire

Description: An interesting multistemmed dogwood with red tipped upright yellow winter stems and clusters of small flowers in spring. It also has attractive lime green stems in the warmer months and lime green leaves.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Cyphomandra betacea

Description: A single trunked exotic tree with shallow roots with heart shaped leaves. Edible tomato type fruits in summer. Prolific bearer; attracts insects.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Deutzia - Mont rose

Description: Bushy well shaped exotic shrub with narrow dark green leaves. Clusters of pale pink flowers in summer. Prune after flowering.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Deutzia scabra - Pride of Rochester

Description: An upright exotic shrub with arching stems and lance shaped leaves. Pendant clusters of star shaped double white flowers. Prune after flowering.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Durante repens - Geisha girl

Description: A stunning cascading exotic shrub with white edged purple flowers. Shape and size as you like it.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Echium candicans

Description: A rounded upright shrub with woody stems and hairy whitish leaves and panicles of vibrant blue flowers. 20cm pots

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Echium pininana

Description: A robust exotic biennial with a woody central stem and hairy silver leaves. Single panicles of blue/white flowers in summer. Bees

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour:
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Euphorbia wulfenii

Description: A well-shaped shrub with purplish stems and grey green leaves, yellow green florets and nectar glands. Attracts butterflies and birds.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R120.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Fuchsia arborescens

Description: A fast growing shrub with lance shaped bright green leaves. Panicles of small rose to magenta flowers are followed by edible purple seeds / berries. 25cm container

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Win - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Graptophyllum excellsum

Description: Upright rain forest shrub with shiny dark green holly like leaves. Short cluster of red tubular flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.4m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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Hydrangea quercifolia

Description: A large shrub with large, bold, deeply lobed leaves. Conical flower heads of creamy white flowers. These last well into the autumn with the sterile flowers becoming pink to bronze with age. The foliage turns a rich bronze-red to purple in autumn.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R150.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Hydrangea serrata

Description: A rounded shrub that makes a good specimen plant in a container. Large flat flowerheads in summer. Mixed.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 50 - 150cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Hypericum - Tricolor

Description: A compact bushy shrub with red arching stems and pink and white edged leaves. Yellow cup-shaped flowers with prominent stamens.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Hypericum- Gladys Brabazon

Description: A bushy rounded shrub with cup shaped flowers and lime green foliage with yellow marbling. Purple berries. Attracts birds and bees. Hardy to -20 deg C.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 90cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Iochroma australe

Description: A well shaped floriferous exotic shrub. Large leaves and small trumpet shaped flowers all season. We also stock the white form.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.6m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R75.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Iochroma cyanea

Description: Fast growing exotic shrub. Lax branches with large leaves. Narrow dark purple trumpet shaped flared flowers in summer and autumn

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Iochroma grandiflora

Description: Rare exotic shrub, lax branches with large leaves, clusters of long blue flowers from spring - autumn.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R120.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Jasminum bignonianceum

Description: An upright bushy exotic shrub with narrow bright green leaves. Scented small tubular yellow flowers all year.

Family: Oleaceae
Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Justicia aurea

Description: A lush branched shrub with robust stems with mid green leaves. Sprays of tubular yellow flowers. Attracts bees.

Growing conditions: Deep shade / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Justicia carnea

Description: A sparsely branched exotic shrub with robust stems and large leaves. Plumes of tubular pink flowers. Prune back hard in spring.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Lavatera assurgentiflora

Description: A multistemmed exotic shrub with lobed hairy grey green leaves and saucer shaped silky cerise flowers. Water wise. Attracts bees, birds and butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Lavatera clementii

Description: An upright exotic shrub with maple like greyish leaves and saucer-shaped pink flowers. Hard prune in spring.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Loropetalum chinense rubra

Description: A gorgeous cascading exotic shrub with fluffy spider like cerise flowers from spring to autumn. Plant over a retaining wall or in container.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1,5m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Philadelphus Mont Blanc

Description: A fast growing exotic shrub with bell shaped scented white flowers in summer. Lovely as specimen plant or in a border.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Phlomis italica

Description: A waterwise upright tough perennial with lovely tapered furry grey green leaves and whorls of pink flowers.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Strobilanthes hamiltoniana

Description: Fast growing perennial with waxy serrated veined leaves and sprays of tubular mauve flowers from winter to spring.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Win - Spr
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Thunbergia erecta

Description: A woody West African scrambler with oblong shiny dark green leaves and yellow centred royal blue flowers.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1,5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Vaccinium corymbosum

Description: A compact exotic shrub with oblong leaves. Small white flowers, edible blueberries.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 70cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Viburnum opulus

Description: A vigorous upright shrub with maple like three lobed leaves and large pom pom flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Vitex agnus-castus

Description: An upright exotic shrub with palmate toothed aromatic leaves. Sprays of fragrant lilac flowers from summer to autumn. I think this is a stunning garden plant!

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Vitex agnus-castus alba

Description: A large lax shrub with elliptic toothed aromatic leaves and sprays of fragrant white flowers. Very beautiful.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Weigelia florida - Foliis Purpureis

Description: A compact exotic shrub with arching stems and maroon leaves. Rose pink tubular flowers. Slow growing.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R120.00  |   Buy now